ACT launched their new test prep program, ACT Academy, this March. The program is free and provides personalized practice for the ACT.
The ACT Academy will help students improve their readiness for the ACT test and college and career by giving them the resources they need to increase their understanding of core academic skills.
Take advantage of this free resource and check out the ACT Academy by clicking on this link: https://academy.act.org/
Below are some great volunteer opportunities for High School students. They are especially great for students who are interested in working with children in an educational or medical field.
Social skills: Work with Schreiber staff to help children work on skills via fun activities and adventures- Tuesdays, March 20-May 8, 5:45-7:15pm
Respite: Assist with child care at the center so parents can have a night out!- March 23rd, 5:30-8:30pm
Fairy Garden Night: Help Schreiber families during an evening of making fairy gardens- April 11, 6:15-8:00pm
Phonathon: Help us contact past donors to help ask for their generous support. This has become one of the most successful events!- April 15-17, 5:30-8:00pm
Swim Buddies: Preschool swim buddies program provides a partner for each child to participate in a swim lesson once a month during their preschool class! The swim instructor will provide all the directors for the session- Tuesday, April 10 & Friday, April 13, 9:45-10:45am & 1:45-2:45pm.
To sign up for any of these fun volunteer events or with questions, please email Susan Fisher, the volunteer coordinator at email@example.com
The dual enrollment meeting for students interested in taking a class in Fall 2018 will be April 3rd during homeroom in the library. Students should be excused from clubs to attend this meeting.
Students who have already taken a dual enrollment course need to attend this meeting if they are applying for a course for Fall 2018. This meeting will go over any updates to the dual enrollment process.
Students, please sign up to attend by filling out the google form or stopping by the counseling office.
The Physics and Astronomy Department at Bucknell University is holding the third annual PA Young Women in Physics Conference. The event will be a day-long conference on Saturday, April 7th
for male and female
high school students across the state who are interested in a physics education and career path. More information about last year’s conference can be found on our website
Through this event, we hope to provide Pennsylvania high schoolers with positive female role models in the field of physics in order to eliminate gender inequality in local scientific communities, and to educate students about cutting-edge research and encourage them to pursue physics.
The conference will include several short lectures given by physicists from institutions across the state and an audience-directed panel of the lecturers and graduate students. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.
As we are currently organizing conference details, please encourage your students who are interested in attending the PA Young Women in Physics Conference on April 7th to register for free on our website.
Free registration is available here
. A flyer is attached as well.
Seniors if you are still thinking about going to college its not too late to apply to Millersville University. The counseling department is hosting an instant decision day on March 23. This is a process that allows you to apply, interview and receive an admissions decision all in a single day. There is no application fee! If you have any questions contact your counselor. Follow the steps below:
Click on the link Below to sign up for the Instant Decision on March 23rd
Apply to Millersville online from this link
New York University is offering summer programs for high school students. Some of the programs include: arts and media, humanities and social science, business, STEM, education ans health and college prep. For more information click or copy and paste the link below.
Duke University is offering Summer programs to high school students!
Below is a link to the list of programs they are offering as well as the dates for each session. Click here to view the list!
If you are interested, please click here to apply.
Attention Juniors & Seniors!
The Spring ASVAB will be held on Wednesday, March 28th during blocks 1 & 2.
The ASVAB is a test used for military entrance as well as for further career development. The ASVAB has eight test areas: General Science, Arithmetic Reasoning, Word Knowledge, Paragraph Comprehension, Mathematics Knowledge, Electronics Information, Auto and Shop Information and Mechanical Comprehension. The test will help you identify your skills in various areas and link them to careers of your interest.
Please click the link below if you would like to take the spring ASVAB. https://goo.gl/forms/oVTNmkQs5ut2NPiS2
If you have any questions, please see your counselor!